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December 2015

A Journey Into Baptism

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December 16, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Midtown, Pennsylvania 401 7th Ave
New York, NY 10001 United States
February 2017


A pop up exhibition of our founding documents  OPENING: February 3,2017 – On view EVAN APODACA How Far I Am: Picturing Assimilation February 3 –  March 31, 2017

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February 3, 2017 @ 11:00 am - March 31, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
New Americans Museum, 2825 Dewey Road Suite 102
San Diego, CA 92106 United States
October 2017

Dia de los Muertos Altar in honor of Cantinflas

NAM will be celebrating Dia de los Muertos with a special installation by professor of anthropology at Universidad de Autonoma de Baja California , Dr. Jose Guadalupe Flores and his students. This year’s altar will honor the Mexican comic, poet, philanthropist and activist Cantinflas. Join us to honor our ancestors and learn about this meaningful tradition.

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October 30, 2017 @ 11:00 am - November 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
New Americans Museum, 2825 Dewey Road Suite 102
San Diego, CA 92106 United States
November 2017

Dia de los Muertos Curator Talk

November 3rd will be a very special Friday Night Liberty at NAM. Join us for our Dia de los Muertos reception and Curator Talk featuring Dr. Jose Guadalupe Flores from the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California as he shares with us the meaning and tradition behind Dia de los Muertos. The galleries will be open and free to the public from 5 pm – 6 pm. The curator talk will begin at 6:15 pm and be free for NAM members…

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November 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
New Americans Museum, 2825 Dewey Road Suite 102
San Diego, CA 92106 United States

Inspiring Immigrant Women for a Brighter Future Talk Series

Each month NAM will feature the inspiring insights and contributions of a different immigrant woman. Speakers will talk about their achievements and journeys as immigrants. The dialogue is intended to inspire and motivate other women to seek a brighter future. November 30th’s speaker will be Ms. May Alkhalaf one of the organizers of the “Spirit of Syria”, a non-profit cultural event dedicated to raising funds to support the Syrian refugees in San Diego to help rebuild their lives and become well-integrated…

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November 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Americans Museum, 2825 Dewey Road Suite 102
San Diego, CA 92106 United States
December 2017

Krampus Comes to New Americans Museum

Could Krampus be a New American? This creature of European holiday folklore is popular in the Alpine regions of Europe and is celebrated with Krampus Parades on the 5th of December, the day before St. Nicholas’s Feast Day. Krampus customs have recently started to be adopted in Southern California and on December 1st the Krampus will be visiting NAM during Friday Night Liberty! We are very excited to be hosting Krampus expert, Executive Director of Krampus Los Angeles and author…

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December 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Americans Museum, 2825 Dewey Road Suite 102
San Diego, CA 92106 United States

New Hope Project

High Tech High Chula Vista’s New Hope Project will be making NAM its temporary home starting December 12th. This oral history project seeks to celebrate America’s diversity and history by telling rich stories of the students lives, their parents, grandparents and relatives. The students will be sharing their stories via a customized story telling tree, symbolizing the roots of their stories building the foundation for their futures.

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December 12, 2017 @ 11:00 am - February 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
February 2018

Opening Reception Japanese Americans & the Impact of Internment

Join us for the opening reception of the powerful exhibit Japanese Americans & the Impact of Interment: Modern Lens, Old Wounds. This exhibit will feature a video installation of the documentary Legacy of Heart Mountain and works by Japanese American artists.

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February 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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